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Early Elementary: Differentiate Reading Practice

Catlin Tucker

This week I was presenting on technology infused reading strategies and resources for K-5 teachers and wanted to share them. International Children’s Digital Library has an incredible collection of stories in a wide range of languages.

Live Thursday, May 3rd - School Libraries: What’s Now, What’s Next, What’s Yet to Come

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Thursday, May 3rd, for live and interactive Future of Education conversation with Buffy Hamilton and Kristin Fontichiaro, editors of School Libraries: What’s Now, What’s Next, What’s Yet to Come. What is the future of school libraries?

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32 Math Apps for a Rigor-infused Classroom

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Flash to Pass –easy-to-use, elegant program designed to facilitate mastering the basic math facts learned in Elementary School. iFormulae –simple library consisting of various formulae, equations with their example. Content is aligned with Common Core Standards.

3 Great Special Needs Digital Tools

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Grammaropolis is aligned with both national Common Core standards and Texas Expected Knowledge and Skills Objectives for grades K-6. Sonocent offers a school pack that includes lesson plans and sample files for elementary and high school.

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Use Unconventional Research Sites to Inspire Students

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They can search based on subject matter, video topic, Common Core or state standard, or simply browse a list of videos. Zanran searches not only text (as is done by traditional browsers), but numerical data presented in graphs, tables, and charts and posted as an image.

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Design Thinking Process and UDL Planning Tool for STEM, STEAM, Maker Education

User Generated Education

If there is a makerspace in your school, it may be down the hall, in the library, or in another building. Many of those same qualities are goals of the Common Core State Standards. Feedback from User: The final design is presented to the users for their feedback.

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I Named My Cat After a Vampire: a post about reading instruction

Kleinspiration

Yet, I don''t recall a class library or being taken to the school''s library (only in elementary). Does your classroom library include chocolate? A practical lesson planning process to use with the Common Core, based on Classroom Instruction That Works, 2nd Ed.,

Venture into the Unknown A littleBit- A Finkel Fellowship Post

CUE

I’m sure you’ve thought about trying something new in your classroom, but were tied to many other requirements that needed your immediate attention- Common Core, standards based grading, student behavior, parent issues. I poured my heart and all my energy into that presentation.

Discovering the “Ultimate Classroom”: A Student Led Project Based Learning Inquiry

EdTechTeam

With the Common Core, state testing, interventions, and all else that goes on in the elementary day, how would I find time for my students to investigate and inquire into their interests? At the beginning of this school year, I joined EdTechTeam’s Teacher Leader Cohort.

An Update on What You Need to Know about ESSA

edWeb.net

Steve Rowley, CEO of Acumen Partners, with Michael Campbell, Vice President of Acumen Partners, presented the latest updates on ESSA in the webinar, “ Making Sense of ESSA: What You Need to Know ,” co-hosted by edWeb.net and MCH Strategic Data. About the Presenters.

What the research says about the best way to engage parents

The Hechinger Report

Soft instrumental music played in the background as families walked into the gym at Laurene Edmondson Elementary School around 5:30 in the evening. Malik said it felt like she was presenting information for a stamp of approval rather than having a dialogue.

Preparing Students for Online Assessments with Digital Literacy Skills

edWeb.net

Online assessments are becoming more common, and students who have strong digital literacy skills often score higher on them. Technology proficiency is even included on their teacher evaluation rubric and elementary students standards reports. About the Presenters.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

techlearning

Ally is designed to integrate with a school district’s existing LMS and automatically runs class materials through an accessibility checklist that looks for common accessibility issues. who are interested in establishing a makerspace in their libraries.

Part 2: STEM, STEAM, Makers: Over 40 Amazing STEM Resources

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations. NSDL – The National Science Digital Library has some outstanding resources that include numerous links to some great STEM programs and organizations. Lessons are aligned to Common Core Standards and explore real life questions.

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43 Apps, Games, and Websites Transforming This Year's Classrooms

Graphite Blog

Bottom line: Practice core subject skills with fun games at school or at home. Free, expansive digital library unlocks treasure trove of books. Bottom line: This large collection of books and videos on a wide variety of topics is an easy -- and free -- enhancement to any classroom library. Bottom line: A solid resource for Common Core math instruction as well as foundational knowledge in a number of other subjects.

43 Apps, Games, and Websites Transforming This Year's Classrooms

Graphite Blog

Tons of options, though pesky ads can annoy without a subscription Bottom line: Practice core subject skills with fun games at school or at home. Free, expansive digital library unlocks treasure trove of books Bottom line: This large collection of books and videos on a wide variety of topics is an easy -- and free -- enhancement to any classroom library.

43 Apps, Games, and Websites Transforming This Year's Classrooms

Graphite Blog

Tons of options, though pesky ads can annoy without a subscription Bottom line: Practice core subject skills with fun games at school or at home. Free, expansive digital library unlocks treasure trove of books Bottom line: This large collection of books and videos on a wide variety of topics is an easy -- and free -- enhancement to any classroom library.

Top 50 Sites/Apps of 2015

Technology Tidbits

Ignite Teaching - An excellent free iPad app for Project Based Learning through collaborative digital presentations/projects. Galxyz - An innovative mobile app (Android/iOS) for Elementary Science that is COPPA compliant and aligned to Common Core Standards. Choosito - A new and safe way to search the web for students and library resources. Students can create presentations, drawings, projects, and more as well as choose through lots of educational templates.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Angela Maiers Tonight - LOTS of 2014 Global Education Conference Updates - Proposal Deadline, Keynotes, and Volunteering

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. The fifth annual Global Education Conference is just a few weeks away, and we want to be sure that you have an opportunity to contribute to this year''s conference as a presenter. Everyone is encouraged to submit a presentation proposal, including first-time presenters.

The Social Learning Summit Is Tomorrow - Online and Free

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

this will also allow you to correspond with the presenters and other members, and to comment on sessions and discussions). Mortenson Creating a 24/7 Professional Development Model by Josh Allen Creating a Library Website to Support Information Literacy Needs by Luann Edwards Creating ePortfolios using Weebly by Valerie R. Tomorrow, Saturday, April 21st, is worldwide 2012 Social Learning Summit , a one-day virtual conference being held as a partnership of Classroom 2.0

2014 LRNG Innovation Challenge Winners Announced

Educator Innovator

Students will conduct critical community inquiry projects that combine Common Core literacy skills with their interests. This project centers around the creation of a learning studio in Eastern Heights, an elementary school geared toward a school-wide focus on personalized learning. Educator Innovator —in partnership with LRNG, the Show Me Campaign, and the John D. and Catherine T.

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Learning Revolution Week's Events - Evernote in the Classroom - Yong Zhao - Google+ vs. Ning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. We''ve just confirmed that we''ll be doing another Connected Librarian Day this year as a pre-conference event for Library 2.014 , and to coincide with Connected Educator Month (which we''re told will be held again this year). How does your library manage digital collections?

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

If you haven''t been a volunteer moderator before, there''s nothing quite like the camaraderie and the excitement that develops jumping in and out of session rooms and helping presenters and participants have a great experience.

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